Ultrasonic Cleaning Solution

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  1. David Walker

    David Walker New Member

    Dec 18, 2018
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    Hello. Best of the season to you.
    My question is how often should I replace the cleaning solution in my cleaner or how do I tell it’s time to replace it?
    Many thanks in advance,
    David
     
  2. dickstorer

    dickstorer Registered User

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    You will get many different answers. I leave mine as long as it still gets things clean and it is my own mixture.
     
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  3. R. Croswell

    R. Croswell Registered User

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    I use Deox-007 and also generally use it as long as it works. Once in a while I pour it through coffee filters to remove any particulate matter. I'll probably dump it the first of the year because it has gotten so dark I can't see parts in it any longer. I use a small cleaner so it isn't too expensive to change the solution more often.

    RC
     
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  4. Willie X

    Willie X Registered User

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    What DS said.

    If you don't heat the solution and don't run the US for so long, it will last a lot longer.

    Willie X
     
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    Yes. Heat cleans very dirty/oily parts faster but the solution becomes contaminated faster. I find that cleaning parts first by spraying with naphtha and a bristle paint brush, gets the gook off. Then I run them in the US in cold solution.
     

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